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5 hrs ago | SFGate

Man convicted of murdering 2 people in Sioux City

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

KSCJ Staff Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

S ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE HAS GONE VIRAL ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN AN EFFORT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND MONEY TO FIGHT LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE.

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KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Nurse Shortage at Woodbury County Jail

ONLY TWO FULL TIME AND ONE PART TIME NURSE ARE EMPLOYED UNDER A CONTRACT WITH MERCY MEDICAL CENTER TO CARE FOR THE 230 OR MORE INMATES, AND THOSE NURSES ARE WORKING A LOT OF OVERTIME HOURS BECAUSE OF THE JAIL NUMBERS.

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WBNS

Woodbury County considers more nurses at jail

Woodbury County officials are considering whether to add more nurses to treat inmates at the jail, after its sheriff pleaded for more support.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Sioux City Man Sentenced to Prison on Traffic Chase Charges

A Sioux City man has been sentenced to five years in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed car chase in May. 25-year-old David Whitlock was sentenced in Woodbury County District Court after he pleaded guilty to eluding, possession of a controlled substance and second-offense operating while intoxicated.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Sergeant Bluff, IA, Mapleton, IA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Navajo Times

Woodbury County hikes fee for juvenile offenders

Starting Aug. 24, the northwestern Iowa county will charge agencies $150 a day per young person, up from the current $100, the Sioux City Journal reported .

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Related Topix: Council Bluffs, IA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Sioux City Man Sentenced To Prison For Car Chase

A Sioux City man has been sentenced to five years in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed car chase in May. 25-year-old David Whitlock was sentenced Thursday in Woodbury County District Court after he pleaded guilty to eluding, possession of a controlled substance and second-offense operating while intoxicated.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year's corn harvest to 14 billion bushels.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sioux City, IA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

U.S. Attorney looks to add drug prosecutor

The U.S. Attorney's office in Sioux City is hoping a federal grant will help it get a better handle on drug crimes in the region.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Weather

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Murder trial costs sheriff's department

Woodbury County sheriff's deputies covering security for the Juan Nino Estrada case are racking up overtime.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Day Two: Testimony begins for a Sioux City man accused of killing two people and injuring another

Day two of testimony has begun in the Woodbury County Courthouse for a Sioux City man accused of killing two people, and injuring another.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sioux City, IA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Jury selection in Nino Estrada case to take days

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Yolanda Valdez, of Orange City, and 33-year-old Michael Delgado, of Sioux City, were shot dead at this home at 507 West 27th Street, last November.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino opens Friday

There's still a lot of activity inside as the finishing touches are put on the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Woodbury County Fair kicks off in Moville

Countless events headline the fair this week - among them, the many grandstand events, professional wrestling, and the crowning of the 50th Woodbury County Fair Queen.

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Related Topix: Moville, IA, Sioux City, IA, Cherokee, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxlanders say farewell to the floating casino in downtown Sioux City

Many said they felt they had to come bid the boat farewell with one last afternoon of gambling entertainment and some said they did so with a bit of sadness in their hearts, as they watched the older tradition of riverboat gambling float away.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Kingsley, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Woodbury County Changes Non-Profit Grant Application Process

BUDGET MANAGER DENNIS BUTLER PRESENTED COUNTY SUPERVISORS WITH A NEW OUTLINE APPLICANTS WILL FILL OUT WHEN REQUESTING FUNDS FROM THE COUNTY'S SHARE OF REVENUE GENERATED BY THE HARD ROCK CASINO: WEDNESDAY IS THE FINAL DAY OF OPERATIONS FOR SIOUX CITY'S ARGOSY RIVERBOAT CASINO.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Woodbury County Fair Begins

OF COURSE THERE'S GREAT FOOD FROM HOME MADE PIES TO FOOD ON A STICK AND A LOT OF FAVORITE ATTRACTIONS ARE BACK THIS YEAR TOO: WOODBURY COUNTY IS STARTING A NEW PROCESS FOR NON-PROFIT AGENCIES TO OBTAIN FUNDING HELP FROM THE COUNTY.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Woodbury County to submit $2 million claim for Father's Day flood damage

Woodbury County hopes to be reimbursed for the damage done to its roads by the Father's Day flood.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

County creates new process for gambling revenue grants

Woodbury County has created a competitive grant process to dole out gaming revenue to local groups in need of financial help.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Wynot, NE man charged with sexual assault of teen

Authorities have a arrested a registered sex offender in Stanton County, Nebraska, that they believe had inappropriate contact with a minor.

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